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#1 Gator Bob

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 09:36 PM

Based on a great suggestion by Paul English we have a separate thread for the race results.


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 01:32 PM

2015 Rods and Rails Vintage Proxy Results

May 16th 2015

TheRaceway.biz Melbourne Florida

 

 

 

It was that time of year for the 2nd Annual Rods and Rails Vintage Dragster Proxy to commence !!

 

All cars and brave drivers converged on Melbourne Florida for some fierce competition

 

 

Here we have the wide & diverse field of cars and drivers :D

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 01:43 PM

First up is Stock Eliminator

 

Being the only entrant Don sailed through and won the class recording an E.T of 1.451 @ 28.08mph, moving on to face the winners from the other classes.

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 01:54 PM

Sports

 

1st place Bob Ellis with his Scarab with E.T of 1.699 @ 23.97mph advancing...

 

 

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2nd place Larry Kelly's Corvette E.T of 1.769 @ 23.54 mph

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 02:03 PM

Roadster

 

 

1st place David Cummerow with E.T 1.456 @ 27.14 mph

 

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2nd place Larry Kelly with E.T 2.025 @ 20.66 mph , David advancing to face Don and Bob E's Sports car..

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 02:25 PM

Gas

 

 

1st place Paul English VW "Inch Pincher" with E.T of 1.545 @ 30.06 mph

 

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2nd place Gator Bob's Valiant with E.T of 1.718  (no speed recorded for this run)

 

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3rd MantaRay Price Willys  E.T  1.818  @ 22.85 mph

 

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4th Bill Bilancio Willys  E.T 2.078  @ 14.99 mph

 

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5th place George Hawes HenryJ Gasser  E.T 2.375  @ 13.96 mph

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 02:48 PM

Altered

 

 

1st place Bill Bilancio Fiat Topolino E.T  1.5410  @ 25.40 mph

 

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2nd place Miss E Fiat 500  E.T  1.565  @ 26.14 mph

 

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3rd place Paul English "Magic Muffler" Fiat Topolino  E.T  1.623  @ 27.99 mph

 

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4th place Paul English chopped '32 Ford  E.T  1.782  @ 24.46 mph 

 

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5th Bob Ellis T Bucket  E.T  1.873  @  23.13 mph

 

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Posted 28 May 2015 - 04:22 PM

Comp Coupe

 

1st place Bill Bilancio  E.T  1.448  @  24.99 mph

 

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A very close 2nd place  is Don :D  With E.T  1.454 !! @  28.46 mph

 

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3rd place Gator Bob Dyn-Astro  E.T  2.075  @  18.88 mph

 

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4th Don  other Coupe  E.T  3.055  @  10.08 mph

 

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This class rounded out the "RODS" based classes , time to see who would be the top Dawg out of the Rod class winners!


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 04:28 PM

Overall "Rod based" class winner............

 

After each class crowned it's champion the winners raced off to find the fastest and the winner is......

 

Don! With fastest E.T of 1.432 @  28.36 mph (in run off against Bills Comp Coupe)

 

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2nd place Rod Bill Bilancio Comp Coupe  E.T  1.468  @  24.88 mph

 

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3rd place  Bob Ellis Scarab/Sports  E.T  1.699  @  24.04 mph

 

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4th? David Cummerow's Roadster V Don's Dodge ?????

 

 

Paul English VW "Inch Pincher"  No time / Foul Popped out the slot !  :(

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don moves on and awaits the outcome of the strong field of Rails awaiting their turn down the strip :D

 

 

 

 


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 05:19 PM

Great reportage Paul, thanks. 

 

And I like the happy ending too! 

 

Don 

 

PS: still can't believe I got shot down by less than 1/10 of a second - the Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat! 


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 07:45 PM

Great reportage Paul, thanks. 

 

And I like the happy ending too! 

 

Don 

 

PS: still can't believe I got shot down by less than 1/10 of a second - the Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat! 

You're welcome Don :good: Can well imagine the thrill/agony double edged sword :shok:  

 

Next up Rails ....



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Posted 28 May 2015 - 07:53 PM

Rails ......

 

 

1st place David Cummerow Smokum1 rail  E.T  1.132  @ 34.86 mph

 

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2nd place David Cummerow Smokum4 rail  E.T 1.164  @ 35.89 mph

 

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3rd place  Bill Bilancio silver rail  E.T  1.236  @ 35.96 mph

 

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4th place Bob Steere "Tinkerbell Rail"  E.T  1.305  @ 32.97 mph

 

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5th place Paul English "Wynx faerie Rail"  E.T 1.321  @ 31.92 mph

 

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6th place Paul Bass  "Rail1"  E.T   1.389  @ 32.65 mph

 

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7th place  Paul Bass  "Rail3"  E.T  1.391  @ 32.28 mph

 

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8th place Joe Lupo  "Ronald McD Willys"  E.T  1.609  @ 28.99 mph

 

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9th place  Paul Bass  "Rail2"  E.T  1.633 @ 23.35 mph

 

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10th place  Bob Steere  "Fiat Rail"  E.T  1.815  @ 28.41 mph

 

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With David's Smokum1 rail putting up the fastest time he advanced to face the awaiting Stock Eliminator /Rod classes winner in the race to end all races!

 

Who was gonna win?


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 08:31 PM

Rods and Rails Champions race !

 

They lined up on the grid , tension rising .......

 

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After the dust had settled and the shut down glue had trapped it's last vintage pairing, there was a clear winner!

 

 

1st place David Cummerow  "Smokum1" Rail   2015 Rods and Rails Champion!!!  E.T  1.183 @  33.10 mph

 

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Well deserved 2nd place Don's hard charging Stock Eliminator Dodge E.T  1.428  @  28.47 mph

 

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Roll on next year and the 3rd Annual Rods and Rails Vintage Dragster Proxy ! :D

 

Can David threepeat and claim his 3rd Championship in a row? Or will someone create a Padlock powered powerhouse to stop him?

 

Tune in next year folks and find out :D :D :D

 

 

*Thanks again to Bob, Charlie, Bill Pinch , everyone who turned up in Florida and all the entrants for a fantastic event!*


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Posted 28 May 2015 - 10:28 PM

Unlimited to follow!

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Posted 02 June 2015 - 07:20 PM

Unlimited !

 

 

New for this years event are the Unlimited class machines, sporting padlock or open cage vintage motors with mild to totally wild modifications and the allowance of modern neo or cobalt rare earth magnets .

 

 

 

1st place  Bill Bilancio  highly modified & neo'd DC65 Rail  E.T  0.938  @ around 50 mph! (didn't record speed this run, but slower E.T run clocked at 48.42 mph!!!!!

 

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2nd place  Bill Bilancio  Russkit Eliminator rail neo'd big block RAM or Pittman  E.T   1.002 (no speed this run , speed from slower run  @ 39.46 mph)

 

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3rd place David Cummerow  Willys Pickup  E.T  1.764  @  26.3 mph

 

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4th place Gator Bob  Hurst Olds Double motor  E.T  1.956  @ 22.61 mph

 

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5th place  Joe Lupo  Olds Double motor E.T  2.253 @  13.99 mph

 

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This AWD, double motor match up was way cool !! Double big block Kemtron V RAM 426's 

 

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That completes the vintage eligible competitors and the run what ya brung on the day racers & positions up next :good:

 

 


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